Lefortovo court of Moscow held a correspondence arrest of the co-founder of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty” Alexander Glasstech, accused of illegal access to classified information and trying to sell it for bitcoins.
As reported a press-the court Secretary Ekaterina Krasnova, the court decided to conclude Glasstech into custody for two months for illegal access to computer information, committed by group of persons by prior agreement.
It is known that Glazastik is in Estonia, where will be soon extradited to Russia.
The hacker group “Humpty Dumpty”, also known as “Anonymous international”, gained fame a few years ago, after interception of communications and hacking accounts of high-ranking officials, large companies and media and further the sale of the stolen data on the Internet.
Victims of activities of “Humpty Dumpty” became the Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov, a top Manager of Sberbank Evgeny Kislyakov, TV presenter Dmitry Kiselev and Elena Morozova from the group “Amount”.
Among the possible victims also include the press Secretary of Prime Minister Natalya Timakova and the Deputy chief of management of domestic policy of Russia Timur Prokopenko, however, in their statements, they have not suffered real damage from hacker attacks.
Last year, the court sentenced to two years in a penal colony, the leader of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty” Vladimir Anikeev. In August 2018 it was released, because he counted the period from the time that he spent in jail.
According to sources, at least three of the alleged hackers of this group remain at large and declared wanted.
We will remind, “Humpty Dumpty” published personal correspondence of several dozen Russian politicians, officials and businessmen in 2013 on information exchange Joker.buzz. At the beginning of 2018 Playground was going to raise funds with the help of ICO.